Ford Transit Connect vs. Nissan NV

Shadow Black
VS
Java Metallic

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$23,215 - $25,900
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
3 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
169 hp
261 - 375 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L Duratec I4
5.6L DOHC 32
4.0L DOHC 24

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Not Available

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Not Available

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 in.
42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
46.8 in.
42.8 - 63.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.6 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
45.1 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
105.9 - 128.6 cu. ft.
234.1 - 323.1 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

AC

AC
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
2 - 7
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.8 - 120.6 in.
146.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.1 - 40 ft.
45.2 ft.

Width

Width
72.2 in.
79.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3968 - 3993 .lbs
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
169 hp
261 - 375 hp

Torque

Torque
171 ft. lbs.
281 - 387 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 .lbs
2000 - 9400 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 .lbs
200 - 940 .lbs

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
28 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 - 14 mpg
0 - 0 mpg

City

City
19 - 20 mpg
mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Van - Ford Transit Connect Wagon
Nissan NV Cargo

Body Style

Body Style
Cargo Van, Cargo Van LWB, Passenger Wagon LWB
Cargo Van - High Roof Cargo Van

Body Code

Body Code
V
V

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Special Purpose Vehicle 2WD
Not Available

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2, 5, 7
2

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
2590 - 2716 lbs.
3825 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
2755 - 2866 lbs.
5875 - 6085 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2080 - 2160 lbs.
3057 - 3222 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
1425 - 1448 lbs.
2749 - 2972 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
5020 - 5270 lbs.
8550 - 9901 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 - 23 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 - 20 mpg.
Not Available

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
120.7 - 166 ft³.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
Not Available

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2000 - 9400 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
200 - 940 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2000 - 9400 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
200 - 940 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs.
2000 - 9400 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
997
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Regular Unleaded V-6 - Regular Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
2.5 L/152
4.0 L/241 - 5.6 L/339

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3968 - 3993 lbs.
Not Available

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
5 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
3.83 - 4.89

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
2.37 - 3.17

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.52 - 2.03

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
1.00 - 1.41

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.83 - 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.86

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
2.61 - 3.54

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
None
None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590
650 - 710

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
590
650 - 710

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 - 8.0
Not Available

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175
130

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
None - Regular Duty

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Independent
Rigid Axle

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.21
3.36 - 3.54

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21
3.36 - 3.54

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16
LT245/70SR17 - LT245/75SR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16
LT245/70SR17 - LT245/75SR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Steel - Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Steel - Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Re-Circulating Ball

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 - 40 ft.
45.2 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
28 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
46.8 in.
42.8 - 63.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 in.
42 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
65.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.2 in.
60.6 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.8 - 120.6 in.
146.1 in.

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.21
Not Available

Length, Overall w/rear bumper

Length, Overall w/rear bumper
173.9 - 189.7 in.
240.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in.
79.9 in.

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
72 - 72.8 in.
83.9 - 105 in.

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Leaf

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Not Available

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
23.4 - 23.7 in.
28.5 in.

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
Not Available

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
6 - 6.3 in.
8.1 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
6 - 6.3 in.
8.1 in.

Rear Door Type

Rear Door Type
Liftgate - Split Swing-Out
Split Swing-Out

Side Door Type

Side Door Type
Sliding
Sliding

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
71.5 - 87.3 in.
120 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
46.9 - 48.3 in.
54.3 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
42.2 - 49.7 in.
55.8 - 76.9 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
105.9 - 128.6 ft³.
234.1 - 323.1 ft³.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
45.1 in.
Not Available

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.6 in.
Not Available

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
58.5 in.
Not Available

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
58.2 in.
Not Available

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
41.3 in.
Not Available

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
35 in.
Not Available

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
56.3 in.
Not Available

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
47 in.
Not Available

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.4 in.
Not Available

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.7 in.
Not Available

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.4 in.
Not Available

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
85.8 in.
Not Available

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
22.7 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
104.2 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
58.9 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
19.8 - 58.9 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Transit Connect
NV Cargo

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Van
Large Van

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Cargo Van - Wagon
Cargo Van

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Cargo Van - Wagon
Cargo Van

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5
4.0 - 5.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
6 - 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4